The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 90 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 34 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 1.11% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.38% 3.74% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 19
Median daily rate £321 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £231 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £422 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £14.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.72 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-9.35% -16.38%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
776 962 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.28% 29.65% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 464 421
Median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.88 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.92% +13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.50 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -4 15 £321 -16.62% 4
Glasgow +16 11 £440 +37.93% 3
Edinburgh -7 3 £313 -19.87% 5
Fife +2 1 £325 -
Dundee -1 1 £115 -65.15% 2
Angus - 1 £95 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 121 (93.80%) Degree
2 68 (52.71%) Security Cleared
3 57 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 51 (39.53%) Windows
5 49 (37.98%) SC Cleared
6 48 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (32.56%) PowerShell
8 41 (31.78%) HP
9 39 (30.23%) OpenStack
10 36 (27.91%) Active Directory
10 36 (27.91%) ITIL
11 32 (24.81%) Windows Server
12 29 (22.48%) MCSE
13 27 (20.93%) MS Excel
14 26 (20.16%) Java
15 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
15 25 (19.38%) Migration
15 25 (19.38%) Office 365
16 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (18.60%) SQL
16 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (17.05%) Citrix
17 22 (17.05%) SharePoint
17 22 (17.05%) Linux
18 20 (15.50%) VMware
19 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
20 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
20 18 (13.95%) MS Exchange

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (30.23%) OpenStack
2 22 (17.05%) SharePoint
3 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 18 (13.95%) Skype for Business
4 15 (11.63%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (6.98%) Apache
5 9 (6.98%) JBoss
6 7 (5.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.65%) IIS
7 6 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (20.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.78%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.95%) Skype
2 9 (6.98%) HTTP
3 8 (6.20%) NetScaler
4 7 (5.43%) SAN
5 6 (4.65%) DNS
6 5 (3.88%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.10%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.10%) LDAP
7 4 (3.10%) VPN
7 4 (3.10%) X.500
8 3 (2.33%) SSL
8 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.55%) IPsec
9 2 (1.55%) SNMP
10 1 (0.78%) BGP
10 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.78%) MPLS
10 1 (0.78%) OSPF
10 1 (0.78%) TACACS
10 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) MarkLogic
2 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.88%) DB2
5 4 (3.10%) MySQL
6 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) GIS
7 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.78%) HBase
7 1 (0.78%) OLAP
7 1 (0.78%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.33%) gulp
3 3 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (0.78%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) French Language
2 8 (6.20%) German Language
3 3 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Avionics
4 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (18.60%) Developer
2 9 (6.98%) Java Developer
3 7 (5.43%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (3.88%) Consultant
5 4 (3.10%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (3.10%) Engineering Specialist
5 4 (3.10%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (3.10%) SharePoint Specialist
5 4 (3.10%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (2.33%) Analyst
6 3 (2.33%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (2.33%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (2.33%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (2.33%) Junior
6 3 (2.33%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (2.33%) Mobility Engineer
6 3 (2.33%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (2.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) .NET
2 12 (9.30%) CSS
3 11 (8.53%) XML
4 10 (7.75%) Spring
5 9 (6.98%) J2EE
6 8 (6.20%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.20%) JSP
7 7 (5.43%) Apache Commons
7 7 (5.43%) Drools
7 7 (5.43%) Ext JS
7 7 (5.43%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.43%) jBPM
7 7 (5.43%) Servlets
7 7 (5.43%) Web Services
8 6 (4.65%) HTML
8 6 (4.65%) jQuery
8 6 (4.65%) XSLT
9 5 (3.88%) Middleware
9 5 (3.88%) RESTful
10 4 (3.10%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.53%) Virtual Team
3 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.20%) Clustering
5 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.65%) User Experience
6 5 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.88%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.88%) PKI
6 5 (3.88%) Replication
7 4 (3.10%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.33%) CESG
8 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.33%) iPad
8 3 (2.33%) Physics
8 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.55%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.53%) Windows
2 32 (24.81%) Windows Server
3 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (17.05%) Linux
5 13 (10.08%) Unix
6 6 (4.65%) Android
6 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.88%) AIX
7 5 (3.88%) Solaris
8 4 (3.10%) HPUX
9 3 (2.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.78%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.91%) ITIL
2 25 (19.38%) Migration
3 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.40%) Project Management
5 15 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 15 (11.63%) OO
5 15 (11.63%) Workflow
6 14 (10.85%) Software Distribution
7 13 (10.08%) OOD
8 12 (9.30%) Analytics
9 11 (8.53%) Change Management
9 11 (8.53%) ITIL V3
9 11 (8.53%) Six Sigma
10 10 (7.75%) Integration Testing
10 10 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.98%) High Availability
11 9 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (6.98%) Virtual Team Management
12 7 (5.43%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) PowerShell
2 26 (20.16%) Java
3 24 (18.60%) SQL
4 14 (10.85%) C#
5 13 (10.08%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.53%) Python
7 10 (7.75%) Perl
8 7 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.43%) VBScript
9 4 (3.10%) C++
9 4 (3.10%) PHP
10 3 (2.33%) C
10 3 (2.33%) Scala
11 2 (1.55%) RPG
11 2 (1.55%) RPG IV
11 2 (1.55%) VBA
12 1 (0.78%) Groovy
12 1 (0.78%) Korn
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (93.80%) Degree
2 68 (52.71%) Security Cleared
3 49 (37.98%) SC Cleared
4 48 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (22.48%) MCSE
6 6 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.33%) MBA
7 3 (2.33%) MCTS
8 2 (1.55%) CCNP
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.55%) MCP
9 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.78%) CCDA
9 1 (0.78%) CCIE
9 1 (0.78%) CCNA
9 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) ISEB
9 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.10%) QA
3 3 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.55%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 36 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.20%) XenApp
2 8 (6.20%) XenDesktop
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.55%) Firmware
7 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Samba
7 1 (0.78%) UAG
7 1 (0.78%) vCloud
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) SCCM
2 9 (6.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.98%) OVPA
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.33%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.33%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.55%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.78%) Oozie
6 1 (0.78%) OpenView
6 1 (0.78%) SCOM
6 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.78%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 57 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.78%) HP
3 22 (17.05%) Citrix
4 20 (15.50%) VMware
5 15 (11.63%) Oracle
6 13 (10.08%) AppSense
7 12 (9.30%) IronPort
8 6 (4.65%) Nintex
9 3 (2.33%) Apple
9 3 (2.33%) Samsung
9 3 (2.33%) Sybase
10 2 (1.55%) Altiris
10 2 (1.55%) CA
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco
11 1 (0.78%) Axway
11 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.78%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.78%) IBM
11 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.78%) Sun
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